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Northwest CT Rod & Gun Club Junior Fishing Derby

The Northwest CT Rod & Gun Club Junior Fishing Derby will be held Sunday,  May 19, 2019 at the NW CT Rod & Gun Club, 148 South Canaan Road, Canaan, CT 06018.

The Derby is a free event for all children 16 years old and under. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please provide your own fishing equipment.

No lures allowed, but bait will be provided by Jim’s Bait and Tackle.

A new bicycle will be awarded to the fisherperson, male and female with the longest fish in each of three age categories- 0 – 5 years old; 6 – 11 and 12 – 16. All participants will receive a free raffle gift. There will be hot dogs and hamburgers available free to the children and for sale to adults.

There will be no pre-registration,  but you must register Derby Day.

The Derby day schedule at the Club’s trout-stocked, one- acre pond is as follows:

8:30 am    Sign up

9:00 am  Fishing begins

Noon-    Fishing competition ends.

The Derby provides youngsters with a great opportunity to hone their fishing skills in friendly competition.

For more information about the Fishing Derby call Gene at (860) 824-7478.

To learn more about the NW CT Rod & Gun Club visit  northwestctrodandgun.org.

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Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club 3 D Archery Shoots

The Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club 3 D Archery Shoots will be held Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Club’s property at 148 South Canaan Road (Route 7), Canaan, CT 06018. There will be two additional Archery Shoots, Sunday, June 16th and Sunday, September 15th.

Adults and children welcome.

Bring your own archery equipment.

No crossbows allowed.

Arrows  must have field points, no razor points allowed.

Entry fee is $10 per person.

There is no pre-registration, just register event morning between 7:00 am – Noon.

Registrants will have three distance options to choose from:

Beginner –  10 yards

Intermediate – 20 yards

Expert –  25 yards

Targets will be a variety of free-standing 3-dimensional animals including deer, turkeys, antelope  and alligators (yes, alligators).

There will be prizes for the winner of each division.

For more information call Archery Chairman Charlie Barber at (860) 573-0334.

To learn more about the Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club visit northwestctrodandgun.org.

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Tri-State Amazing Race

The Tri-State Amazing Race will be held Saturday, May 11, 2019, at the Colonial Theater, 27 Railroad St., Canaan, CT 06018. Ben Wolfert is the lead sponsor.

The Race is inspired by the successful TV show The Amazing Race. At the starting point (The Colonial Theater), two-person teams are given a clue which aims them to their first destination where they may be challenged with a task that they must successfully perform before they are given a clue to take them to their next destination.

Tasks may be either physical or mental. Not every destination will necessarily have a task. Teams will need cars to travel between destinations.

The entry fee is $40 per team, and pre-registration is required. Registrants age 18 and above are eligible, 16 – 18 year olds need parental permission for the waiver. Sign up soon because there is a 20 team limit. Each registrant will receive a free T shirt.

To pre-register, call or text Erin Fowler at (860) 806-3223.

Deadline for registration is April 20th.

Race Day Schedule:

10:00 am First clue given out and Race begins.

The finish line, like the previous destinations, is a secret.

The first place team will win $1000 !

Proceeds from the event will benefit Be As You Wear which “funds grass roots prevention, intervention and recovery research and to end the staggering number of fatal drug and alcohol overdoses.”

For more information about the Tri-State Amazing Race, again, call or text Erin Fowler at (860) 806-3223.

To learn more about Be As You Wear visit beasyourwear.com.

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Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club Ham Shoot

The Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club Ham Shoot will be held Sunday, April 14, 2019 at the Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club, 148 South Canaan Rd (Route 7), Canaan, CT.

This is the last of six shoots held in March and April 2019. They are open to everyone. This is a family event , and children can participate if accompanied by an adult. There will also be an Easter egg hunt for the children after the Shoot.

This is a shotgun-only shoot for 410, 20, 16 and 12 gauge shotguns. Participants should bring their own firearms, but there is a “Club 20 gauge shotgun” available.

The competition requires shooting at a half dollar-sized paper target from a distance of 90 feet. The shot with a puncture closest to the cross-hairs on the target wins the round.

The entry fee is $3 per person, per round, which includes ammunition. Each shooter gets one shot per round. There will be 10 rounds.

The Ham Shoot is an outdoor event and will be held subject to weather. If weather conditions are uncertain, call Gene on Shoot morning at (860) 307-1230 to verify that the event is still on.

There is no pre-registration, just show up shoot morning to sign up.

The shoot day schedule is as follows:

10:00 am   Registration

11:00 am Shoot begins

Prizes are awarded after each round.

The 7th and 10th rounds are cash award rounds. The others are ham or turkey rounds.

The shoots are a major fundraiser for the Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club. All proceeds from the events will help fund the Club’s land improvement program.

For more information about the shoots call Gene at (860) 824-7478.

Top learn more about the Rod and Gun Club visit northwestctrodandgun.org.

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Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club Ham Shoot

The Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club Ham Shoot will be held Sunday, April 7, 2019 at the Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club, 148 South Canaan Rd (Route 7), Canaan, CT.

This is the fifth of six shoots held in March and April 2019. They are open to everyone. This is a family event , and children can participate if accompanied by an adult. There will also be an Easter egg hunt for the children after the April 14th Shoot.

This is a shotgun-only shoot for 410, 20, 16 and 12 gauge shotguns. Participants should bring their own firearms, but there is a “Club 20 gauge shotgun” available.

The competition requires shooting at a half dollar-sized paper target from a distance of 90 feet. The shot with a puncture closest to the cross-hairs on the target wins the round.

The entry fee is $3 per person, per round, which includes ammunition. Each shooter gets one shot per round. There will be 10 rounds.

The Ham Shoot is an outdoor event and will be held subject to weather. If weather conditions are uncertain, call Gene on Shoot morning at (860) 307-1230 to verify that the event is still on.

There is no pre-registration, just show up shoot morning to sign up.

The shoot day schedule is as follows:

10:00 am   Registration

11:00 am Shoot begins

Prizes are awarded after each round.

The 7th and 10th rounds are cash award rounds. The others are ham or turkey rounds.

The shoots are a major fundraiser for the Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club. All proceeds from the events will help fund the Club’s land improvement program.

For more information about the shoots call Gene at (860) 824-7478.

Top learn more about the Rod and Gun Club visit northwestctrodandgun.org.

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Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club Ham Shoot

The Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club Ham Shoot will be held Sunday, March 31, 2019 at the Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club, 148 South Canaan Rd (Route 7), Canaan, CT.

This is the fourth of six shoots held in March and April 2019. They are open to everyone. This is a family event , and children can participate if accompanied by an adult.

This is a shotgun-only shoot for 410, 20, 16 and 12 gauge shotguns. Participants should bring their own firearms, but there is a “Club 20 gauge shotgun” available.

The competition requires shooting at a half dollar-sized paper target from a distance of 90 feet. The shot with a puncture closest to the cross-hairs on the target wins the round.

The entry fee is $3 per person, per round, which includes ammunition. Each shooter gets one shot per round. There will be 10 rounds.

The Ham Shoot is an outdoor event and will be held subject to weather. If weather conditions are uncertain, call Gene on Shoot morning at (860) 307-1230 to verify that the event is still on.

There is no pre-registration, just show up shoot morning to sign up.

The shoot day schedule is as follows:

10:00 am   Registration

11:00 am Shoot begins

Prizes are awarded after each round.

The 7th and 10th rounds are cash award rounds. The others are ham or turkey rounds.

The next events will be April 7th and 14th. The April 14th shoot will include an Easter egg hunt for the children. The shoots are a major fundraiser for the Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club. All proceeds from the events will help fund the Club’s land improvement program.

For more information about the shoots call Gene at (860) 824-7478.

Top learn more about the Rod and Gun Club visit northwestctrodandgun.org.

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Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club Ham Shoot

The Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club Ham Shoot will be held Sunday, March 24, 2019 at the Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club, 148 South Canaan Rd (Route 7), Canaan, CT.

This is the third of six shoots held in March and April 2019. They are open to everyone. This is a family event , and children can participate if accompanied by an adult.

This is a shotgun-only shoot for 410, 20, 16 and 12 gauge shotguns. Participants should bring their own firearms, but there is a “Club 20 gauge shotgun” available.

The competition requires shooting at a half dollar-sized paper target from a distance of 90 feet. The shot with a puncture closest to the cross-hairs on the target wins the round.

The entry fee is $3 per person, per round, which includes ammunition. Each shooter gets one shot per round. There will be 10 rounds.

The Ham Shoot is an outdoor event and will be held subject to weather. If weather conditions are uncertain, call Gene on Shoot morning at (860) 307-1230 to verify that the event is still on.

There is no pre-registration, just show up shoot morning to sign up.

The shoot day schedule is as follows:

10:00 am   Registration

11:00 am Shoot begins

Prizes are awarded after each round.

The 7th and 10th rounds are cash award rounds. The others are ham or turkey rounds.

The next events will be March 31st, April 7th and April 14th. The April 14th shoot will include an Easter egg hunt for the children. The shoots are a major fundraiser for the Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club. All proceeds from the events will help fund the Club’s land improvement program.

For more information about the shoots call Gene at (860) 824-7478.

Top learn more about the Rod and Gun Club visit northwestctrodandgun.org.

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Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club Ham Shoot

The Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club Ham Shoot will be held Sunday, March 17, 2019 at the Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club, 148 South Canaan Rd (Route 7), Canaan, CT.

This is the second of six shoots that will be held in March and April. They are open to everyone. This is a family event , and children can participate if accompanied by an adult.

This is a shotgun-only shoot for 410, 20, 16 and 12 gauge shotguns. Participants should bring their own firearms, but there is a “Club 20 gauge shotgun” available.

The competition requires shooting at a half dollar-sized paper target from a distance of 90 feet. The shot with a puncture closest to the cross-hairs on the target wins the round.

The entry fee is $3 per person, per round, which includes ammunition. Each shooter gets one shot per round. There will be 10 rounds.

The Ham Shoot is an outdoor event and will be held subject to weather. If weather conditions are uncertain, call Gene on Shoot morning at (860) 307-1230 to verify that the event is still on.

There is no pre-registration, just show up shoot morning to sign up.

The shoot day schedule is as follows:

10:00 am   Registration

11:00 am Shoot begins

Prizes are awarded after each round.

The 7th and 10th rounds are cash award rounds. The others are ham or turkey rounds.

The next events will be March 24th, 31st, April 7th and 14th. The April 14th shoot will include an Easter egg hunt for the children. The shoots are a major fundraiser for the Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club. All proceeds from the events will help fund the Club’s land improvement program.

For more information about the shoots call Gene at (860) 824-7478.

Top learn more about the Rod and Gun Club visit northwestctrodandgun.org.

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VFW Auxiliary Bunco Tournament

The VFW Auxiliary Bunco Tournament will be held Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Couch Pipa VFW Hall, 104 South Canaan Road (Route 7), Canaan, CT 06018.

The event is sponsored by the VFW Auxiliary.

The Bunco Tournament is open to everyone, even beginners. Organizers promise the game is very easy to learn and lots of fun.

The entry fee is $20 per person which includes tournament admission, food, refreshments, prizes and raffles. There will be a cash bar.

Tournament night schedule:

6:00 pm Doors open

7:00 pm Bunco begins.

Proceeds from the tournament will help to locally support veterans in need.

For more information call Wendy Eichman at (860) 671-0627.

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Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club Ham Shoots

The Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club will hold six Ham Shoots on consecutive Sundays beginning March 10, 2019 followed by March 17th, March 24th, March 31st, April 7th and April 14th at the Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club, 148 South Canaan Rd (Route 7), Canaan, CT.

There will be an Easter egg hunt for the youngsters during the April 14th event.

They are open to everyone. This is a family event , and children can participate if accompanied by an adult.

This is a shotgun-only shoot for 410, 20, 16 and 12 gauge shotguns. Participants should bring their own firearms, but there is a “Club 20 gauge shotgun” available.

The competition requires shooting at a half dollar-sized paper target from a distance of 90 feet. The shot with a puncture closest to the cross-hairs on the target wins the round.

The entry fee is $3 per person, per round, which includes ammunition. Each shooter gets one shot per round. There will be 10 rounds.

The Ham Shoot is an outdoor event and will be held subject to weather. If weather conditions are uncertain, call Gene on Shoot morning at (860) 307-1230 to verify that the event is still on.

There is no pre-registration, just show up shoot morning to sign up.

The shoot day schedule is as follows:

10:00 am   Registration

11:00 am Shoot begins

Prizes are awarded after each round.

The 7th and 10th rounds are cash award rounds. The others are ham or turkey rounds.

The shoots are a major fundraiser for the Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club. All proceeds from the events will help fund the Club’s land improvement program.

For more information about the shoots call Gene at (860) 824-7478.

To learn more about the Rod and Gun Club visit northwestctrodandgun.org.

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